Unit 2 – Opera

Unit 2: Opera with Rebecca

Find Rebecca’s Hometown Melody now takes us on a journey to Pooler, Georgia, to meet our next musician, Rebecca. Use page SG14 and help students do the following: Locate Carletha and Brenton’s hometown in Darien, Georgia. Locate Rebecca in Pooler, Georgia. Complete the activity. PDF Downloads SG14 ↓ Download File   Go to LESSON 1: LEARNING…

Lesson 1: Learning “Casta Diva”

Aim: What makes a healthy classical singing style? Summary: Students learn to sing in a legato style on “Casta Diva” Materials: Musical Explorers CD or online audio Standards: GA: MK-2GM.1, MK-2GM.2, MK-2GM.3, MK-2GM.6, MK-2GM.7, MK-2GM.8 SC: MGK-2.1, MGK-2.2, MGK-2.3, MGK-2.4, MGK-2.5, MGK-2.6 Vocabulary: opera, aria, melody, legato, staccato, bel canto   Meet Rebecca Meet Rebecca…

Lesson 2: Exploring “Sempre Libera”

Aim: How do opera singers express emotion with their voices and bodies? Summary: Students explore the ways opera singers express emotion through dramatic musical storytelling, vocal effects, and dramatic gesture. Materials: Musical Explorers CD or online audio Standards: GA: MK-2GM.1, MK-2GM.2, MK-2GM.3, MK-2GM.4, MK-2GM.6, MK-2GM.7, MK-2GM.8, MK-2GM.9, MK-2GM.10 SC: MGK-2.1, MGK-2.3, MGK-2.4, MGK-2.5, MGK-2.6 Vocabulary: ornamentation,…